More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

More than two million major cyberattacks hit globally last year

Last year saw more than two million major cyberattacks strike businesses across the world. The latest figures by the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance claim that these…

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Second Florida City Hit by Ransomware Opts to Pay

Second Florida City Hit by Ransomware Opts to Pay

Another Florida city has decided to pay a ransom to the hackers who took control over its municipal computer systems. On June 25, the mayor…

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Website Attack Attempts Rose by 69% in 2018

Website Attack Attempts Rose by 69% in 2018

Millions of websites have been compromised, but the most likely malware isn’t cyptomining: it’s quietly stealing files and redirecting traffic, a new Sitelock report shows.…

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Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

Florida city pays $600,000 to ransomware gang to have its data back

The city council for Riviera Beach, Florida, voted this week to pay more than $600,000 to a ransomware gang so city officials could recover data…

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2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

2.3B Files Currently Exposed via Online Storage

Digital Shadows researchers scanned various online file-sharing services and concluded the number of exposed files is up 50% from March of 2018. More than 2.3…

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Practical Ways to Reduce Ransomware Impact: Actions You Can Take Today

Practical Ways to Reduce Ransomware Impact: Actions You Can Take Today

During the past year, Cisco Security Incident Response Services has provided emergency incident response services for many customers dealing with incidents that sometimes become a…

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Baltimore City Network Struck with Ransomware Attack

Baltimore City Network Struck with Ransomware Attack

Government employees are working to determine the source and severity of a cyberattack that forced most city servers offline. The city of Baltimore has been…

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'Matrix'-Themed Ransomware Variant Spreads

‘Matrix’-Themed Ransomware Variant Spreads

The ransomware note sent by a newly spotted and active ransomware variant called MegaCortex sends a ransom note that reads as if it came from…

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A Hacker Is Wiping Git Repositories And Asking For A Ransoms

A Hacker Is Wiping Git Repositories And Asking For A Ransoms

Hundreds of developers have had had Git source code repositories wiped and replaced with a ransom demand. The attacks started earlier today, appear to be…

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9 types of malware and how to recognize them

9 types of malware and how to recognize them

People tend to play fast and loose with security terminology. However, it’s important to get your malware classifications straight because knowing how various types of…

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